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Gratia universalis

(universal grace). Term used to describe the belief (e.g., of Luths. and Armimans) that God's grace embraces all men, i. e., that He earnestly wills the salvation of all; distinguished from gratia particularis (particular grace), the belief (e.g., of Ref.) that God's grace does not embrace all but only some.


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